03.10.2008 12:38 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Echolab to unveil new multichannel playback devices
Echolab will show MultiPlayMD, a multichannel instant-replay system that provides continuous recording of up to 32 channels of SD or HD content.
Every input features an independent key channel. Working with MultiPlayMD, operators can switch instantly between live, play and record functions, with instant synchronous playback available on all channels. The system is fully integrated with Echolab's Overture1 and Overture2 switchers and can take “still” and “slow” modes of operation from these panels or from Echolab’s Conductor control integration system.
Also being introduced at NAB is MegaKeyMD, a powerful clip player, mixer and keyer that can serve as a networked storage device for animated graphics and video clips. MegaKeyMD accepts both HD and SD inputs and features a two-channel internal mixer and internal linear keyer to support playout of dynamic video clips.
The system is also fully integrated with the Overture switcher series to support complex animated transitions through the switchers’ Stinger feature. MegaKeyMD also may be used with Overture systems as an additional downstream keyer or mixer on any output.
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